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by Anoop. A.
20 Apr 2012 02:09
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 215194

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Some time back, There was a news posted here about an explosion aboard INS Vikramaditya. Any further details about that???
by Anoop. A.
14 Sep 2011 21:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 934867

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Indian Navy's first P-8I aircraft picture is listed in BRF top stories http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=15309 or http://www.airplane-pictures.net/image156109.html Interesting observation (pardon me if i am wrong) is that the aircraft have slots and markings in the forward fuselag...
by Anoop. A.
26 Mar 2011 01:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 934867

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

mere thought of being submerged in the dark in those confined environs is sure to cause nightmares ? i cant think of sitting in the dark at home for more than 3 hours during a power outage......................the feeling is not fear, but the insecurity of not getting to enjoy what a civilian belie...
by Anoop. A.
09 Mar 2011 04:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 934867

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

NRao wrote:
Check out the wake of the second ship from the left.


Seems to have either lost her rudder or someone is DUI.


lol :lol:
by Anoop. A.
09 Mar 2011 04:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: RIP: Sad demise of BRFite Prof. R. Balasubramaniam
Replies: 65
Views: 11179

Re: RIP: Sad demise of BRFite Prof. R. Balasubramaniam

Rest in peace. My heartfelt condolences to the family...
by Anoop. A.
05 Feb 2011 20:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 823714

Re: Indian Military Aviation

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_QKkSf03VuFY/TU1Snecx7eI/AAAAAAAAEu4/Fc3Lp1_8l9g/s1600/DSC02755.JPG If you look closely, you can see that the tail number KC-3802 has been photoshoped on to the picture. The aircraft KC-3802 does not have a refuelling probe (Curious as to the reason????). The C130J in the p...
by Anoop. A.
26 Dec 2010 02:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 604673

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

There was a change in the design of the GSLV F06 resulting in overall structural changes, like more fuel in CUS, increased diameter of the payload fairing, increase in weight from 414 to 418 tonnes and increase in the length of the vehicle from 49 to 51 meters. These Variables does change the behavi...
by Anoop. A.
23 Oct 2010 02:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 934867

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

We can actually make this hull our IAC 2, since the overall size requirement of our second carrier seems to be very similar to QE 2. Indian shipyards and work force can be used for weapons fit out and sea trials, if the hull is brought to india directly after launch.
by Anoop. A.
23 Oct 2010 02:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 934867

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Kesri, We need to move beyond the Idea of acquiring off the shelf solutions. If we have the ability of implimenting them at home. As of this moment we don know if the IN has finalised the design for the IAC2 and presented the same to the MOD for cabinet approval. If they do then there is no reason ...
by Anoop. A.
11 Oct 2010 07:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 185638

Re: Aircraft Recognition

For the buffs: I identify these aircraft and say what is the identifying feature. " It just looks like xyz to me " is also a valid answer. You need not know why Aishwarya Rai looks like she does as long as you can identify her. Its just like you said - i know that its aishwarya rai - dont...
by Anoop. A.
11 Oct 2010 07:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 185638

Re: Aircraft Recognition

1. http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQN3Y0mUJg82aOQllsORDJqNPgFxjZQNHb4f6luLpncTmDRUh8&t=1&usg=__jKut5ZnVHoU3LsebBPivf1dCVU8= Mig 29 flying with F-15s. 2. http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRzjypTzAjx6uDHY--JtsqhDbZYsUwVn-SGUx6H2CZLCDIQUdw&t=1&usg=__NNXLXQlQ4p9K1hKhHo5vB...
by Anoop. A.
09 Oct 2010 01:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 185638

Re: Aircraft Recognition

nachiket wrote:Another "Heavy". This one is my favorite. The Mi-26 of course trumps it in size and power, but it has got to be one of the meanest looking helicopters around.

The CH-53E Super Stallion


No wonder CH 53 was used as a DECEPTICON charecter in the Transformer Movies...
by Anoop. A.
04 Sep 2010 05:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 934867

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Good to see the veterans posting on BRF again............Waiting for John's & Badar's detailed views on P 75I, Arihant and Indegenous SSK. :D
by Anoop. A.
01 Sep 2010 03:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Since the position of the underwater platform is fixed, What happens when there is a torpedo attack, sea mines, a tsunami or a 26/11 model terrorist diver attempt for sabotage???

but having said that, the concept is a wild one........ a poor man's boomer :mrgreen:
by Anoop. A.
17 Aug 2010 21:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Independence Day Wishes !!!
Replies: 99
Views: 10626

Re: Independence Day Wishes !!!

delayed independence day wishes to every one!

Kindly forgive the delay as my computer broke down 2 weeks ago and now i am visiting the net at the mercy of my brother.
by Anoop. A.
21 Jun 2010 02:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

SNaik wrote:Just because they are from Jantar shipyard's newsletter, which is printed black-and-white :wink:


The image file name reads 002, 004, 007 & 010...................Kindly post more picture if you have them.

Nice work by the way .........THANKS :D
by Anoop. A.
02 Jun 2010 20:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 703510

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

abhijitm wrote:To me it looks like an Arihant class submarine. :)

and really proud to call it our own....

abhijitm wrote:heard of some wet pants turning brown across the border...

Nice... :wink: i couldnt have said it any better...
by Anoop. A.
16 May 2010 02:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 604673

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

RD-170 was devoloped for energia project while RD-180 was licensed for manufacture to United States by Russians(post cold war) for usage in Atlas 2, Atlas 3, Atlas 5 rockets. Actually, all of the Rd-180 engines used on Atlas-3,5 (Atlas-2 wasn't using Rd-180) are manufactured by Energomash in Russia...
by Anoop. A.
15 May 2010 16:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 604673

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

India Asks US for Help in Manned Space Programme Ajay Shukla is wrong!!!............................... RD-170, RD-180 are not decommisioned "rocket - missiles" , they are rocket engines. The difference is like a car engine and a transport truck... RD-170 was devoloped for energia project...
by Anoop. A.
09 May 2010 02:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^It does look like a dhruv. It is a dhruv. Is this a PS or CG work? When did HAL come up with folded rotars? I remember gurus saying that dhruv has a hingeless rotor which makes it hard to design a folding rotar config. Now, which evil yindoo has bent the rotors of dhruv back? NOT a PS/CG job....m...
by Anoop. A.
09 May 2010 02:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

1) Yup, it's the ALH Dhruv. Indian Navy had flight tested Dhruv in an ASW role some time back. I think there were pictures of Dhruv firing torpedoes in LIVEFIST. However, it was reported that the Navy did not find Dhruv appealing in ASW role. Though Indian Navy does own and operate ALH Druv in trans...
by Anoop. A.
04 May 2010 20:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Wikipedia informs me that the caliber of RBU-6000 Smerch-2 antisubmarine rocket launcher is 213mm. My question is whether an RBU-6000 be fired from a naval artillery gun, if the barrel of gun is of matching caliber??? Granted, you give up salvo firing capability, but if it is possible, then there wo...
by Anoop. A.
01 May 2010 02:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Ideally we should order 10 ships of the Shivalik class. It will be a long time before the next design is finalized. Atleast this will help in building up the numbers. If the Indian Navy likes the P17 ships, it is an ideal solution to go for larger number in the P17 series itself. 10 ship class is a...
by Anoop. A.
16 Apr 2010 21:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Kersi D wrote:
Philip wrote:Kersi,an "honest fling" is when your wife tells you to have a good time (generally discreetly) and turns a blind eye to your philandering.A "dishonest fling" is when you have a good time without her permission!


I AM NOT THAT LUCKY !!!!!

K


Not many are...
lol :D
by Anoop. A.
10 Apr 2010 18:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

INS Shivalik is an important chapter in Indian Naval Design and Development. Stealth/Semi stealth, all that matters is we have grabbed the know how to create a potent weapons platform and the way forward is to capitalize on this indigenous effort. Congratulations to our Navy, for not only getting an...
by Anoop. A.
05 Apr 2010 14:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Why has the "Long Beach Solution" never been considered. It would provide an ICBM type facility in a whole class of vessels complecating a counter force solution. Anyone, any thoughts? Any system with Inter continental Range will be a strategic nuclear tipped missile. Since Surface vessel...
by Anoop. A.
05 Apr 2010 14:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 664269

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Has it really been made....I think it is just an artistic impression..isn't that..? Sumshyam, it's a photoshop job done by some light hearted fellow. But most certainly not a bad imagination. :rotfl: :rotfl: read this thread properly...just a few pages before and you will know what this is Bodhi, I...
by Anoop. A.
04 Apr 2010 07:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 664269

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

It's a double trainer(1 instructer + 2 trainee) i guess...........russians have no limits on innovation :wink: :mrgreen:
by Anoop. A.
27 Mar 2010 03:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

A report on one of the blogs (guess who's) states that the third ship of Project 15 A, INS Chennai, will be launched MOD Mr. A.K.Antony on 1 April, 2010. I wonder who picked April Fools Day for this auspicious event. Link: http://chhindits.blogspot.com/2010/03/k-antony-to-launch-ins-chennai-on-april...
by Anoop. A.
24 Mar 2010 05:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

WTF . WTF. this is getting to be somekind of a habit. We lost a tarantul to a collision. now we have lost a coast guard cutter that displaces over a 1000 tons! I say brahmos the bloody ship which was responsible. With the phucking crew onboard. That will ensure that every ****** merchant navy/ priv...
by Anoop. A.
07 Mar 2010 17:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 664269

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

Austin wrote:http://img682.imageshack.us/img682/5605/img9707i.jpg

Is it just the angle of the photography or does the ENTIRE vertical stabilizers of the PAKFA are movable.
by Anoop. A.
02 Mar 2010 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

As per the revised master schedule submitted by the Russian side, the harbour trials are scheduled to commence by March next year and will be followed by sea and aviation trials. The delivery of the ship is scheduled for December 2012 . from the same report Exactly, the schedule from MARCH 2011 to ...
by Anoop. A.
02 Mar 2010 18:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Admiral Gorshkov deal to be finalised The second sentence from the seventh paragraph of the article is quoted below. The trials themselves are expected to take approximately 35 months against the planned 19 months. 35 MONTHS = one month short of 3 YEARS! When do they plan on commisioning this ship,...
by Anoop. A.
28 Feb 2010 08:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

is there a way to feed these sub reactors from a nuclear fuel cycle initiated/seeded with locally mined Thorium? Almost 90% of Thorium deposits in India are found in the southern coasts, especially in Kerala. For decades, the idea of extraction of Thorium from the soil to be used for Nuclear Power ...
by Anoop. A.
17 Feb 2010 22:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1093875

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Project 15 INS Chennai model (Kolkata class) Compare the above with INS Delhi . Good improvement with overall design and stealth Still not truly a stealthy vessel. Meanwhile I read a article somewhere a few months back on a Corvette being built in Kolkatta for the navy. Its supposedly extremely ste...
by Anoop. A.
11 Feb 2010 01:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 664269

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

Craig Alpert wrote:IF YOU WANT TO TRAIN 2 PILOTS AT THE SAME TIME :rotfl:

Image


Certainly Unique........ :lol:
by Anoop. A.
08 Feb 2010 00:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: PAK-FA Thread - First flight
Replies: 495
Views: 178489

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

The worst thing seems to be misinformation ................................ http://www.codeonemagazine.com/archives/2002/articles/oct_02/fa22testing/images/fa22test_02.jpg Is it just me or is there two external fuel pods(???) on that F-22?...........i didnt know that F-22 even has slots for underwi...
by Anoop. A.
30 Jan 2010 06:58
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: PAK-FA Thread - First flight
Replies: 495
Views: 178489

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

Suppiah wrote:My only gripe,why bring the name of fanatic barbarian terrorists into the plane name, unless FA stands for something else :lol:


Suppiah,
I had a very similar view :wink:
http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3633&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=1120
by Anoop. A.
30 Jan 2010 06:52
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: PAK-FA Thread - First flight
Replies: 495
Views: 178489

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

Hello All -- First let me say this is a very impressive looking airplane. I just hope it arrives 'in time'. Second, just a humble guess offered to solicit informed opinion: Could these be internal AAM bays mounted in the wings? http://www.ravikarumanchiri.com/For_BRF/paku.jpg I'm guessing it is an ...
by Anoop. A.
30 Jan 2010 05:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: PAK-FA Thread - First flight
Replies: 495
Views: 178489

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

pgbhat wrote:PAK-FA Gallery


Interesting picture, especially the second one (2 of 11), the canopy seems to open by sliding back like that of older era aircrafts. The Glass canopy has an added metal structure on the top portion similar to the SU 34 Bomber.

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